ACTIVITY: Tactics vary in schools' efforts to boost counts
- E. BATON ROUGE: Louisiana schools `structure' kitchens. // FoodService Director;05/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p5
Reports on the restructuring of East Baton Rouge Parish School's foodservice in 1999. Structure of the school's kitchen; Problem with regards to keeping good foodservice employees; Food preferences of the students; Other changes made in the the school's food service.
- In Fla. School Dist.: `Home-Made' Concepts Double Participation. // FoodService Director;06/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p52
Reports the increase in the rate of lunch participation in Charlotte County Schools, Punta Gorda, Florida. Details on the foodservice concept and marketing programs at the school; Total student population; Growth of lunch service under foodservice director Carol Kehrer's direction; Food items...
- Industry Census. Chater, Amanda // FoodService Director;08/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p62
Looks at the results of the 1998 `Food Service Director' magazine's annual School Meal Participation Ranking in the United States (US) and details the compliance of schools to the US Department of Agriculture's calorie goals. Overall participation in high schools; Programs implemented in 1998;...
- SAYS MINN. SCHOOL STUDY: ...though `less healthy' foods thrive. // FoodService Director;08/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p24
Reveals the results of a study on menu items served as a la carte dishes in junior and senior high school cafeterias in the United States. Concerns raised by dietitians; Percentage of students that purchase the food items.
- MEAL CHOICE: Directors mull a la carte sales and nutrition. Chater, Amanda // FoodService Director;08/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p56
States that school foodservice directors in the United States are divided over the issue of a la carte foods. Benefit of serving a la carte foods; Food preferences of students; Annual sales on a la carte food items.
- New start-up combos. Pearl, Anita R. // FoodService Director;11/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p112
Provides information on innovative ideas to increase student breakfast participation at some school cafeterias in the United States. Promotional giveaways; Popular breakfast foods among students; Breakfast choices for students; Free breakfasts.
- BETTER LIFESTYLE PUSH: Mass. schools choose health in f/s upgrade. Riell, Howard // FoodService Director;8/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p42
Reports that school systems across Massachusetts are using the food service programs of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts in promoting health to student. Information on the menu offered at Baird Middle School in Ludlow; Details on the snack cookbook given to students at John F....
- Students Will Buy Healthy, Study Says. // FoodService Director;1/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p1
The article focuses on the result of a study on food choices of students, conducted by researchers led by Ben Senauer of the University of Minnesota. The study concluded that students will choose healthier lunch options. According to Senauer, when data from 330 Minnesota school districts was...
- District expands meal options. // FoodService Director;4/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the expansion of the meal options at Southern York School District in Pennsylvania, by adding grab-and-go-foods and made-to-order delicatessens in 2005. Increase in the participation and revenue of the school cafeteria; Food group offerings of the meal; Response of female students...